LOOK: The internet reacts to Lakers loss against league-worst Cavs
MANILA, Philippines — The Los Angeles Lakers just lost to the Cleveland Cavaliers, and their fans are anything but happy.
Playing their tenth matchup without Lebron James, the Lakers dropped a 95-101 loss to the lowly Cavs at Staples Center, Monday.
Prior to the win against LA, Cleveland was on a 12-game losing streak and only had eight wins in 43 outings for the season.
Fans of both teams couldn’t quite believe the result with Lakers fans fuming following the embarrassing loss while Cavs fans just seemed to be happy to bring home a W against LBJ’s current team.
Here are some of the internet’s best reactions to the #CavsLakers upset:
— Zack (@ZackGouId) January 14, 2019
— Cool ass (@TheFatDuck123) January 14, 2019
— NBA Memes (@NBAMemes) January 14, 2019
Visual representation of the urgency and energy the Lakers play with. pic.twitter.com/KKK6nu8z2E
— LakersSpin (@LakersSpin) January 14, 2019
Meanwhile, the temptation to use Lebron James in their memes was too strong for the fans — even Bleacher Report poked fun at the loss with an LBJ gif.
Bron watching the Cavs dismantle the Lakers at home pic.twitter.com/h0EelBLSF1
— Bleacher Report NBA (@BR_NBA) January 14, 2019
Another game, another slow start for the Lakers, who managed to give the Cavs their ninth win of the season tonight. https://t.co/NkGO31VxWp pic.twitter.com/vncMSWmCqL
— Silver Screen & Roll (@LakersSBN) January 14, 2019
Cavs beat the lakers pic.twitter.com/VoYKz8qS8G
— ???????????????? (@MickieshaTimlyn) January 14, 2019
Needless to say, LA fans are disappointed with the way their team has been playing without Lebron.
On Christmas Day after defeating the Warriors,LeBron left the Lakers with 20 Wins and 14 Losses and 4th in the West…tonight they Lost to the previously 8 win Cavs who are the worst team in the league. When LeBron comes back the Lakers may have more losses than wins… pic.twitter.com/kaxMsUUvHC
— KestonWilliams (@Kes_K) January 14, 2019
Following losses against teams like the Cavs and the Knicks, Luke Walton and the Lakers badly need a W to get themselves back on track.
The Lakers will host the Chicago Bulls (10W-33L) on Wednesday.